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Remote IOTC Meeting must Rebuild Yellowfin Tuna Stocks

Following the news that the 24th session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) Meeting will take place electronically, the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA), Tuna Protection Alliance (TUPA), the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) and the Earthworm Foundation today...

World Tuna Day 2020

World Tuna Day was established by the United Nations in December 2016 and was first observed on 2nd May 2017. The aim of this day is to increase awareness of the importance of tuna and to promote more sustainable fishing practices. Many countries depend upon tuna...

Global Tuna Alliance Endorses GDST Standards

The Global Tuna Alliance has announced our endorsement of the GDST Standards and Guidelines for Interoperable Seafood Traceability as an important step towards achieving our mission to support implementation of the Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration. At the United...

Maria Aquacon Pvt Ltd. Partners with Global Tuna Alliance

Indian seafood processor and exporter, Maria Aquacon Pvt Ltd. becomes the latest, and first Indian, partner in the Global Tuna Alliance, an independent group of retailers and tuna supply chain companies, who are committed to implementing the objectives laid out in the...

Harrods Partners with Global Tuna Alliance

Arguably the global leader in luxury retail, Harrods becomes the latest partner in the Global Tuna Alliance, an independent group of retailers and tuna supply chain companies, who are committed to implementing the objectives laid out in the World Economic Forum’s Tuna...

Tropic Sri Lanka Partners with Global Tuna Alliance

Sri Lankan tuna processing plant Tropic Sri Lanka becomes the latest, and first non-European, partner in the Global Tuna Alliance, an independent group of retailers and tuna supply chain companies, who are committed to implementing the objectives laid out in the World...

Global Tuna Alliance Request for Proposals

Proposals are sought from suitably qualified and experienced consultant(s) or consultancy firm(s) to develop management advice for Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna that would rebuild the stock in two generations. This advice will be used by the Global Tuna Alliance in our...

Global Tuna Alliance’s Reaction to 2019 WCPFC Meeting

The Global Tuna Alliance is an independent group of retailers and tuna supply chain companies, who are committed to implementing the objectives laid out in World Economic Forum’s Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration. This group represent a significant proportion of the...

Global Tuna Alliance Statement on Indian Ocean Yellowfin

Yellowfin tuna from the Indian Ocean is currently sold by most major supermarkets in the Global Tuna Alliance. Responsible retailers have sought to influence best practice through our supply chains at a fishery level, as well as advocating for the adoption of...

IOTC UK Market Statement

To be read out at the Regional IOTC meeting week of 17th June 2019. “The following statement is endorsed by the following processors and retailers, representing almost 100% of the chilled yellowfin tuna being sold in UK retailers. Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Marks and...

New Industry-Led Alliance to Clean Up Tuna Supply Chains

Max Hall, Public Engagement, World Economic Forum, +41 79 329 3500, mhal@weforum.org Global Tuna Alliance is an independent group of retailers and supply-chain companies setting out to eradicate illegal fishing from the tuna sector and step up social and...

Morrison’s Partners with Global Tuna Alliance

Morrisons, the fourth largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, becomes the latest partner in the Global Tuna Alliance, an independent group of retailers and tuna supply chain companies, who are committed to supporting improvement in the management of...

Iceland Seafood Barraclough Ltd. Partners with Global Tuna Alliance

Iceland Seafood Barraclough Ltd. Partners with Global Tuna Alliance

The Bradford-based seafood importer Iceland Seafood Barraclough Ltd. becomes the latest partner in the Global Tuna Alliance, an independent group of retailers and tuna supply chain companies, who are committed to implementing the objectives laid out in the World...

Lovering Foods Ltd. Partners with Global Tuna Alliance

Lovering Foods Ltd. Partners with Global Tuna Alliance UK-based importer and distributor Lovering Foods Ltd. becomes the latest partner in the Global Tuna Alliance, an independent group of retailers and tuna supply chain companies, who are committed to implementing...